The Breton peasant designs so often associated with Quimper were first made in the 1860s.Other popular themes feature floral and geometric artwork on everything from cheese dishes to mustard pots and everyday serving dishes.Bellevaux becomes a pottery merchant and during one of his trips he meets one of Pierre Bousquet’s daughters, to whom he marries in 1731.Similar to Limoges, which is a region in France rather than a brand, Quimper (pronounced "kem-pair") doesn't refer to simply one factory or maker that produced faience (tin-glazed) wares.
Henriot Quimper creates beautiful pieces in all your favorite Quimper Decors, including Henriot, Mistral Blue, Soleil Yellow, Fleuri Royal, Campagne and many new innovative decors.
It’s actually a French town where this particular style of hand glazed pottery, sometimes referred to as Quimperware, was made by a number of different potters.
This colorful pottery is known for its hand decorated designs reflecting the culture of the Brittany region of France.
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Jean-Baptiste Bousquet, master pipe maker (producer of pipes and pottery), moves from the South of France to Locmaria at the end of 1699.